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Old 10-12-2012, 02:36 PM   #21
 
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Still waiting for this thing to be gone. Right now one of the links goes to an article from 2009. And this is useful how?
I've shared your thoughts with the NaturallyCurly management team. I really think they mean it to be helpful to members who might need help with a certain issue. It's thought of as just another way to provide information about topics that are discussed in the thread. It's not meant to be an ad; it generates no revenue, to my knowledge.
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No, there are no ads but I can't imagine how this is useful to anyone. But even if it is, the problem with it is that it loads while we are reading or trying to reply so the page leaps around.
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I'm not so annoyed with just seeing the gurus as I am with the pages being all jacked. Fix pwease. I'll make cookies.
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The CurlyGurus postings look like spam to me. At first, I was just waiting for it to be banned but then I figured it was some sort of tricky advertising.

They annoy me to no end and I would never ever click on the links.

Please make them stop.
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and now we have "Trending Topics" at the bottom of screens...

*sigh*

if i want to read the news, i go to a news site - i DO NOT want it pushed at me here!!! and the "topics" offered...

*sheesh*

as much as i LOVE having links to my old columns show up in the "gurus" thing, it annoys the heck out of me and these "topics" are insulting my intelligence!

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Old 10-16-2012, 05:40 PM   #26
 
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OH GOSH!!!!!!!! Please NC.com, PLEASE stop.
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does yousSSSSe guysses pages refresh randomly and obnoxioulsy making your macbook pro super stupid?? Mine does all the time and it drives me insane!! Why??? Only on curltalk and Nc.com does it do this. No other website.
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does yousSSSSe guysses pages refresh randomly and obnoxioulsy making your macbook pro super stupid?? Mine does all the time and it drives me insane!! Why??? Only on curltalk and Nc.com does it do this. No other website.
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It would be one thing if the ads weren't constantly refreshing the page and making the site 1) painfully slow and annoying, also removing all functionality like "back" from browsers with the constant refresh and loading new pages because of the ads and 2) crash computers regularly. But this is the only site with this problem, and it's unprofessional enough that I wouldn't even consider buying products through the site because I wouldn't trust its security.

I'm positive I'm not the only one who feels that way. I don't try to find/read articles or anything else for the same reason.

I regularly disappear and know many others do as well because of the combination of site which runs horribly due to ads and inconsistent moderation. (Apparently posts are being poofed without indication again... it made me go away before, and is about to do the same again. Particularly when coupled with the "don't talk about moderation" reign of terror from unnammed Number Mod.)
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It would be one thing if the ads weren't constantly refreshing the page and making the site 1) painfully slow and annoying, also removing all functionality like "back" from browsers with the constant refresh and loading new pages because of the ads and 2) crash computers regularly. But this is the only site with this problem, and it's unprofessional enough that I wouldn't even consider buying products through the site because I wouldn't trust its security.

I'm positive I'm not the only one who feels that way. I don't try to find/read articles or anything else for the same reason.

I regularly disappear and know many others do as well because of the combination of site which runs horribly due to ads and inconsistent moderation. (Apparently posts are being poofed without indication again... it made me go away before, and is about to do the same again. Particularly when coupled with the "don't talk about moderation" reign of terror from unnammed Number Mod.)
At this point I don't think any of them care about the usability of this site. It has become so trashy with the trendy topics we complained about.


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I don't even get on NC.com on my laptop because of this. I just use the app to be free from it.

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Old 01-21-2013, 02:20 PM   #32
 
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I don't even get on NC.com on my laptop because of this. I just use the app to be free from it.

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I'm sure they're scheming on how to put "trending topics" on the app. What a sad day that'll be.


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Smh.. better not!

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Old 01-31-2013, 10:19 AM   #34
 
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At this point I don't think any of them care about the usability of this site. It has become so trashy with the trendy topics we complained about.


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With no one bothering to respond to us or acknowledge it and moderation becoming worse and worse, I have to believe you are correct.

I'm disgusted because so many of us have been here on years and developed a sense of community, and it is now worthless because the site "went corporate" and took that to mean unuseable and unwelcoming with unfair, biased moderation which gave no explanations for anything.
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It just seems worse every day. Now I can't "like" things most of the time (I get an error message) and at least once a day NC totally freezes up my laptop and I have to restart. It's getting quite irritating.
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With no one bothering to respond to us or acknowledge it and moderation becoming worse and worse, I have to believe you are correct.

I'm disgusted because so many of us have been here on years and developed a sense of community, and it is now worthless because the site "went corporate" and took that to mean unuseable and unwelcoming with unfair, biased moderation which gave no explanations for anything.
Just another one in the column of indie gone corporate sellout. Sadness.

Why must expanding and getting more money (a good thing) be synonymous with forgetting those who brought you there? I do not understand.
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:43 PM   #37
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With no one bothering to respond to us or acknowledge it and moderation becoming worse and worse, I have to believe you are correct.

I'm disgusted because so many of us have been here on years and developed a sense of community, and it is now worthless because the site "went corporate" and took that to mean unuseable and unwelcoming with unfair, biased moderation which gave no explanations for anything.
Just another one in the column of indie gone corporate sellout. Sadness.

Why must expanding and getting more money (a good thing) be synonymous with forgetting those who brought you there? I do not understand.
As long as it is generating revenue I don't see a reason for them to change. Unfortunately the boards and by extension curly community are probably not on their radar. Sadly.
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:00 PM   #38
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Yikes you guys! lol

just letting you know that I see this thread and I've called a meeting TODAY to discuss all of this. What I'm supposed to do as Community Manager is communicate all this info to the appropriate people, as I am not on the ad team, the tech team, etc. I do not know what is possible, and what is not at this point. I will keep you all posted, probably via an Announcement on CT just because there are many of these convos going on and I want to kind of reign all this feedback into one, neat place.

As far as Curly Gurus, I know you can click "hide" and you will not see them again. But I am suggesting that the gurus gotta go altogether.

Thanks for your feedback! There are thousands of CurlTalkers and conversations going on and 3 admins/moderators. Organized communication takes some time, but never hesitate to directly message me. Several people have done that already, just to alert me that a thread is poppin' lol

Thank you for your patience and please don't go!
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:55 AM   #39
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I made an announcement concerning your feedback. Please read!

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I made an announcement concerning your feedback. Please read!

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